Archive: Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald at Leinster House in Dublin, after Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens finalised the text of a draft programme for government.

Losers' coalition postpones radical change in Ireland

Second and third placed parties – Fianna Fail and Fine Gael – aiming to form a coalition with the Greens

Opinion Former Articles

  • NI tail docking ban on hold thanks to BASC

    Government officials in Northern Ireland have been asked to reconsider a controversial piece of legislation on tail docking, after hearing evidence from representatives of the UK's largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).

  • New FSB Chairman gets to work for small businesses

    Press release: New FSB Chairman gets to work for small businesses

  • BHA: Committee recommends retaining bishops in a reformed House of Lords

    The Government’s proposals to maintain and effectively strengthen the influence of the Church of England in Parliament have today received support from the Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill, although only be majority and not by consensus. The British Humanist Association (BHA), which gave evidence to the Committee, has expressed its dismay at the report and said again that, ‘Reserved places for Bishops are unfair, unjustified, unpopular, and should go.’

  • Holy Redundant! BHA launches campaign to remove Bishops from Parliament

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has today launched its campaign to remove reserved seats for the Bishops from the House of Lords. The campaign, ‘Holy Redundant’, follows on from the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill reporting on Monday in support of the Government’s proposals to keep reserved seats for Bishops in a reformed second chamber by a vote of 13-7.

  • Politics.co.uk

    Sinn Fein

    A lot of Irish water has passed under the bridge since the last Westminster elections in Northern Ireland. How will powersharing affect Sinn Fein's prospects in the province of returning its five MPs?

  • Gerry Adams' brother hands himself in over sex abuse claims

    Gerry Adams' brother gives himself up to police

    The brother of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has been arrested in Ireland after handing himself in.

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